A shooting incident at an Accra High Court this morning has temporarily brought the trial of the Canadian girls’ kidnappers to a halt.
The presiding judge at Criminal Court 5, Justice Lydia Osei Marfo immediately suspended proceedings and took to her heels after the shooting incident from the weapon of a prison warden.
The shooting is believed to be an accidental discharge as the trigger of the gun went off, sending everybody in the courtroom running helter-skelter with blood splashing on the wall.
The prison officer guarding the suspects was badly hurt and had to be rushed to the court clinic for treatment.
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